Stories for February 2011

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Sunday, February 27

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Thursday, February 24

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Orange Line Connection

Orange Line Connection

New Route for Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New Route for Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Entertainment

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Wednesday, February 23

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Victoria’s Secret? Homemade Taste

Victoria’s Cakery unveils new flavors at 20th annual Chocolate Lover’s Festival in Fairfax

Victoria’s Secret? Homemade Taste

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

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Entertainment

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Bulletin Board

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Theater

Theater

Tuesday, February 22

Majano's Near-Perfect Season Concludes

Wakefield High wrestling standout finishes the season 43-1.

Majano's Near-Perfect Season Concludes

Mount Vernon Girls Have Bright Future

Majors win district title, region game with no seniors.

Mount Vernon Girls Have Bright Future

Sports Brief: West Potomac Girls Swim and Dive Finishes 5th at States

Sports Brief: West Potomac Girls Swim and Dive Finishes 5th at States

Mount Vernon's Floyd Displays Flair For Dramatic

Mount Vernon's Floyd Displays Flair For Dramatic

Romness’ Career-Best Not Enough for McLean

Highlanders lose to Mount Vernon in regional tournament.

Romness’ Career-Best Not Enough for McLean

Bullard Leads Majors to Victory

Mount Vernon boys beat Fairfax in regional opener.

Bullard Leads Majors to Victory

Monday, February 21

Father, Daughter Team Up To Coach Churchill

Kate, Pete McMahon Possess Strong Basketball Bond

Pete McMahon and his daughter Kate McMahon team up to coach basketball at Churchill High.

One Strike, They're Out

Some families call the school system’s polices on marijuana punitive and ineffective.

Some families call the school system’s polices on marijuana punitive and ineffective.

No Link between Suicides, Suspensions, Dale Says

Jack Dale criticizes concerns linking teen suicides to suspensions.

Superintendent disagrees with those who say suspensions are linked to suicides of two Fairfax County teens.

Wednesday, February 16

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Orange Line Connection

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Tuesday, February 15

Blackstone Wins South County’s First Region Wrestling Title

Stallions take third at Northern Region Tournament

Blackstone Wins South County’s First Region Wrestling Title

Wakefield’s Majano Wins 130-Pound Regional Title

Junior grappler improves to 40-0.

Wakefield’s Majano Wins 130-Pound Regional Title

Shoulder Injury Stops Edison’s Jacobson

Freshman finishes 119-pound region runner-up

Shoulder Injury Stops Edison’s Jacobson

Fairfax’s Vanderplas Wins in Front of Home Fans

Rebel senior records only pin of final round.

Fairfax’s Vanderplas Wins in Front of Home Fans

Rebounding Propels Yorktown Girls to Regionals

Patriots beat Wakefield in opening round of districts.

Rebounding Propels Yorktown Girls to Regionals

Hot-Handed Patriots Advance to Regionals

Yorktown buries four first-half 3s, survives third-quarter Wakefield run.

Hot-Handed Patriots Advance to Regionals

Thursday, February 10

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Wednesday, February 9

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Sweet Wines To Warm the Winter Spirit

Just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Sweet Wines To Warm the Winter Spirit

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Orange Line Connection

Orange Line Connection

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Surprise and Laughter at 1st Stage

Review

Surprise and Laughter at 1st Stage

‘Oh, What a Beautiful Morning’

Fairfax Academy presents the musical, ‘Oklahoma!’

‘Oh, What a Beautiful Morning’

Calendar

Calendar

Snap, Snap — It’s Coffeehouse Time

West Springfield High School Guitar Club hosts Coffeehouse fund raiser

Snap, Snap — It’s Coffeehouse Time

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Tuesday, February 8

Regular Season Wrapping Up in Girls’ Basketball

Bruins looking for momentum; Spartans, Stallions continue to roll.

Regular Season Wrapping Up in Girls’ Basketball

Lake Braddock Wins Patriot District Gymnastics Championship

Liberatore finishes second in all-around

Lake Braddock Wins Patriot District Gymnastics Championship

Chantilly gets bounce-back win; rivals Westfield and Centreville play a close, two-point affair.

Chantilly gets bounce-back win; rivals Westfield and Centreville play a close, two-point affair.

Seahawk Boys, Saxon Girls Victorious at District Track

Strong showings also come from Madison, McLean, and Fairfax athletes.

Seahawk Boys, Saxon Girls Victorious at District Track

Fairfax Adult Softball Hits Grand Slam

FAS event benefits Special Olympics and Park Authority

Fairfax Adult Softball Hits Grand Slam

Winning Ways Continue For Langley High Wrestling

Jeff Mye, the Saxons' first year coach, credits his senior leaders for team's 12-5 season.

Winning Ways Continue For Langley High Wrestling

Seven Robinson Wrestlers Capture District Crowns

Rams put together a fine showing at Concorde championships.

Seven Robinson Wrestlers Capture District Crowns

Jacobsons Lead Edison to District Wrestling Title

Eagles have won four of the last five district tournaments.

Jacobsons Lead Edison to District Wrestling Title

South Lakes Wrestling Completes Successful Regular Season

Next up for the Seahawks are the Liberty District Championships this weekend.

South Lakes Wrestling Completes Successful Regular Season

Wakefield Wrestling Produces Three District Champions

Vasquez (103), Majano (130), Leavell (145) capture National District crowns.

Wakefield Wrestling Produces Three District Champions

New Hall of Famer Chris Hanburger Epitomized Redskins Football

New Hall of Famer Chris Hanburger Epitomized Redskins Football

Westfield Wrestlers Begin Postseason With District Title

Five Bulldogs win individual titles at Concorde Championships.

Westfield Wrestlers Begin Postseason With District Title

WP’s Voorhees Finishes Third in District All-Around

Sophomore increases routine difficulty, limits mistakes.

WP’s Voorhees Finishes Third in District All-Around

Lee’s Michetti, Stewart Headed to Regionals

Lancer duo place top four in Patriot District all-around competition.

Lee’s Michetti, Stewart Headed to Regionals

Sports Briefs: W-L Star RB Taylor To Play Collegiately

Sports Briefs: W-L Star RB Taylor To Play Collegiately

Liberty Boys' Basketball Teams Readying for Playoffs

Unbeaten Saxons still on top of standings, with McLean and South Lakes pursuing second place; Warhawks playing underdog role.

Liberty Boys' Basketball Teams Readying for Playoffs

Floyd, McClure Win District Titles for Mount Vernon

Majors finish second to Edison for team championship.

Floyd, McClure Win District Titles for Mount Vernon

Thursday, February 3

Tory Cowles Named 2011 Artist of the Year

Tory Cowles Named 2011 Artist of the Year

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Wednesday, February 2

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Fast Food, Fast Cash

Community Notes

Fast Food, Fast Cash

Orange Line Connection

Orange Line Connection

Tackett, Hylant To Wed

Community Notes

Tackett, Hylant To Wed

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Entertainment

Fine Arts

Fine Arts